"My Favorite Things" Sing a Long
This video shows a book titled "My Favorite Things" (from Sound of Music). Each page shares some favorite things. Words to song are displayed at bottom of screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. Young students will enjoy this video. (2:24)
The Aviation and Police Alphabet - Alpha, Bravo, Charlie
This video presents the letters and words of the NATO phonetic alphabet, more formally the international radiotelephony spelling alphabet (according to Wikipedia). Only the letters with words are shown with a voice-over of their pronunciations. Note, this is called a "phonetic" alphabet, but it is NOT meant for teaching phonics. Caution: The "W" is represented by the word "whiskey." (1:18)
Sesame Street - "C" for Cowboy and Cowgirl
This is a very brief introduction to the letter C. (00:17)
Euler's identity is said to be the most beautiful theorem in mathematics. This video explains the symbols and shows the proof of the theorem.
Vincent Van Gogh - An A&E Documentary
It's hard to believe that Van Gogh's work was shunned in his lifetime and that he lived as a peasant. His paintings were ignored. His father was a minister. At 15, Vincent left school and went to work for an art dealership. At 28 he completed his first oil painting. This informative A & E documentary shows many of his paintings during the narration. (5:10)
~Some content not for young students: Video briefly discusses some of the low points of his life; for ex
Tribute in Song to Vincent Van Gogh "Starry Night"
(Note: There are several incorrect spellings in this video.) This video is an excellent teaching resource for upper middle/high school students to introduce Vincent Van Gogh and his work. Various Van Gogh paintings show on screen as Don McLean's tribute song plays and words of song appear on bottom of screen. This video would certainly help to build background knowledge for those students who may not know about Van Gogh (4:11).
Tribute in Pictures-Vincent van Gogh
This is an excellent teaching resource for middle/high school students to introduce the life and works of Vincent Willem van Gogh.He was born March 30, 1853 and died July 29, 1890). Van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist artist. His paintings and drawings include some of the world's best known and most expensive. Various paintings and works are shown in slideshow format while music is played. This video will certainly help to build background knowledge of this famous artist and his variou
A video slide show containing the some of the works of Salvador Dali. His style was superrealism. No explanation of his art-just the photos. (1:31)
INTERACTIVE LOOK AT THE AMERICAN GOTHIC WITH A WHITEBOARD
THIS IS A BRIEF LOOK AT A FEW INTERACTIVE SLIDES MADE WITH MIMIO STUDIO SOFTWARE FOR USE WITH AN INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD. THE VIDEO LASTS THREE MINUTES AND DISPLAYS VARIOUS WAYS TO USE THE PAINTING TO CREATE INTEGRATED UNITS OF STUDY. A GOOD WAY TO GET STUDENTS TO THINK ABOUT ART IN DIFFERENT WAYS.
Hula Hoop Challenge
In this teacher-created video, students hula hoop for twenty seconds with the hoop starting around the waist and remaining off the floor the entire time. ( :25)
Balance Board Shuffle
This teacher-created video shows two students participating in the balance shuffle challenge. In the challenge, one student stands on each end of an eight foot long narrow board placed on the ground. The challenge is to travel to the opposite end and back without falling off. ( :27)
Haia Haia, Little Bath (Romanian) Lullaby
Haia Haia, mica baia (Romanian) Lullaby from the Lullabies of Europe education project. The lullabies collection consists of 35 lullabies in 7 European languages. Run time 0:48.
Visualization of Einstein's Special Relativity
This video demonstrates the effects of Einstein's special relativity on objects that move at high velocities. It shows a 3-dimensional view containing 2 dimensions of space and one dimension of time. This view is used to demonstrate the difference between classical physics and Einstein's relativity. No audio. Run time 02:30.
Explanations and examples of each of the three laws of motion. Run time 03:37. Video begins with a brief description of who Sir Isaac Newton is and then procedes to address the first law of motion, second law of motion, and third law of motion.
Cheerleading/Pom Dance Routine 2 - Beginning Level
A cheerleading routine. Slowed down as the steps are counted out and explained.
American Diary:Marathon Dancing
A short clip about marathon dancing in the 1920-1930s. During the Depression people would sign up for marathon dancing because the price was cash. (0:46)
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High Tech Physical Education Programs Improve Student Learning
A very well equipped high school is using exercise to improve student performance and using dance and rock climbing walls to improve self-esteem.
Run time 2:44
The American Founding Fathers: Greatest Social Experiment in History
This video was created to encourage people to read the Constitution and read the words of the men that created our founding documents. It is an amateur video that has slides and lots of text with quotes from many famous people. It is a good quality video with many good quotes.
Why Study the Founding Fathers
Why study history, especially early American history? A short video on why the Founding Fathers as well as the whole American Revolution and Constitution era are important to study. Made by a history teacher. The video is of good quality.
The American Constitution: Gouverneur Morris
This is a lecture about Gouverneur Morris, who spoke frequently, bringing a colorful, urbane presence to the debates. He also authored several sections of the Constitution. Brings to life this remarkable Founding Father. The only one with one leg. Watch first as it does have a bit about there are a few sections that might be inappropriate.